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Bubbling to the Surface: WVU Engineers Develop New Geothermal Energy Technology

As part of the American-Made Geothermal Manufacturing Prize competition, a challenge designed to spur innovation and address manufacturing challenges in geothermal environments, associate professor Terence Musho and Berry Chair Emeritus Nigel Clark...
28-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Depression Isn’t Crying in the Corner

Kayla Follmer, assistant professor of management in the WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics, recognized that mental illness can be a concealable identity, much like religious affiliation, sexual orientation or having conditions such...
26-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU Faculty Receive $125,000 to Tap Into Water Research Issues in West Virginia

Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute, said the funds are critical for engaging young faculty in water research and for nurturing new and larger research opportunities.
23-Jul-2021 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19 Shapes Future of Accessibility Services at WVU

WVU’s Office of Accessibility Services saw a 900% increase in requests from deaf or hard of hearing students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Enlisting students on work study programs to do lecture transcriptions and closed captioning helped the...
21-Jul-2021 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Summer Immersion Experience opening STEM doors at WVU for incoming first-generation, underrepresented students

Before the start of the fall semester, several new West Virginia University students are already asking research questions and trying to answer them with guidance from WVU scientists while, in certain cases, getting their feet wet.
21-Jul-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pac-Man and Picasso: WVU Researcher Pushes the Boundaries of Learning in Mathematics Education

Keri Valentine, an associate professor of mathematics education at West Virginia, has turned to Pac-Man and Picasso as new ways of engaging students in math learning.
24-Jun-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CHIME Telescope and Collaborative Efforts from WVU Lead to the Detection of More than 500 Fast Radio Bursts

With the help of the radio telescope located at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, operated by the National Research Council of Canada, in British Columbia, Canada, the telescope has nearly quadrupled the number of FRB discovered to date.
10-Jun-2021 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dip your toe – or dive right in: WVU psychologists spill advice on reentering the world post-COVID

A high percentage of the population may experience “re-entry anxiety” as more people get vaccinated, guidelines are loosened and the masks come off, according to WVU psychologists.
4-Jun-2021 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Keep Calm and Take One in the Arm: West Virginia University Researcher Says Vaccination Remains Best Way to Dodge Delta Variant

27-Jul-2021 7:05 AM EDT

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The Seeds That Give: Retired WVU Plant Pathologist Donates Tomato Seeds to Developing Nations

Mannon Gallegly, professor emeritus of plant pathology at West Virginia University, is donating tomato seeds to the World Vegetable Center, a global nonprofit institute for vegetable research and development.
19-Jul-2021 11:55 AM EDT

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WVU Professor: Personal Desire, Not Shaming, Should Serve as Motivator to Arise From the Unhealthy Pits of COVID

George Kelley, a professor in West Virginia University's School of Public Health, said he believes the key now is to push forward from the pandemic and into healthier lifestyles.
6-Jul-2021 1:25 PM EDT

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Leading Civil and Environmental Engineer at West Virginia University Identifies Construction Quality as Potential Contributor to Florida Building Collapse

25-Jun-2021 12:00 PM EDT

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Blue-eyed buzzers, human interest emerge from Brood X

24-Jun-2021 1:45 PM EDT

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Though ‘unsurprising,’ U.S. Supreme Court decision on Affordable Care Act a relief for many

17-Jun-2021 4:25 PM EDT

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Persistent Western Drought Conditions Create Competition For Water Resources, Affect Food and Economic Supply Chains, WVU Experts Say

17-Jun-2021 2:15 PM EDT

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Infrastructure plan presents opportunity to turn the faucet on for enhancing water quality, access

1-Jun-2021 2:35 PM EDT

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